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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wafer \Wa"fer\, n. [OE. wafre, OF. waufre, qaufre, F. qaufre; of
     Teutonic origin; cf. LG. & D. wafel, G. waffel, Dan. vaffel,
     Sw. v[*a]ffla; all akin to G. wabe a honeycomb, OHG. waba,
     being named from the resemblance to a honeycomb. G. wabe is
     probably akin to E. weave. See Weave, and cf. Waffle,
     Gauffer.]
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     1. (Cookery) A thin cake made of flour and other ingredients.
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              Wafers piping hot out of the gleed.   --Chaucer.
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              The curious work in pastry, the fine cakes, wafers,
              and marchpanes.                       --Holland.
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              A woman's oaths are wafers -- break with making --B.
                                                    Jonson.
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     2. (Eccl.) A thin cake or piece of bread (commonly
        unleavened, circular, and stamped with a crucifix or with
        the sacred monogram) used in the Eucharist, as in the
        Roman Catholic Church.
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     3. An adhesive disk of dried paste, made of flour, gelatin,
        isinglass, or the like, and coloring matter, -- used in
        sealing letters and other documents.
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     4. Any thin but rigid plate of solid material, esp. of
        discoidal shape; -- a term used commonly to refer to the
        thin slices of silicon used as starting material for the
        manufacture of integrated circuits.
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     Wafer cake, a sweet, thin cake. --Shak.
  
     Wafer irons, or Wafer tongs (Cookery), a pincher-shaped
        contrivance, having flat plates, or blades, between which
        wafers are baked.
  
     Wafer woman, a woman who sold wafer cakes; also, one
        employed in amorous intrigues. --Beau. & Fl.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wafer \Wa"fer\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wafered; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Wafering.]
     To seal or close with a wafer.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  wafer
       n 1: a small adhesive disk of paste; used to seal letters
       2: a small thin crisp cake or cookie
       3: thin disk of unleavened bread used in a religious service
          (especially in the celebration of the Eucharist)

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  91 Moby Thesaurus words for "wafer":
     Brussels biscuit, Communion, Eucharist, Holy Communion, Host,
     Last Supper, Melba toast, Sacrament Sunday, altar bread, biscuit,
     bread, bread and wine, coat, coating, collop, consecrated bread,
     consecrated elements, consubstantiation, covering, cracker, cut,
     deal, disk, elements, feuille, film, flap, foil, fold,
     graham cracker, gruel, hardtack, impanation, intinction, lamella,
     lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lap, lath, leaf, loaf,
     membrane, mere shadow, pane, panel, paper, patina, peel, pellicle,
     pilot biscuit, plait, plank, plate, plating, ply, plywood, pretzel,
     rail, rake, rasher, real presence, rusk, safety glass, saltine,
     scum, sea biscuit, shadow, shaving, sheet, ship biscuit, sinker,
     skeleton, skin, slab, slat, slice, slip, soda cracker, soup,
     splinter, streak, subpanation, table, tablet, the Holy Sacrament,
     the Sacrament, transubstantiation, vein, veneer, zwieback  
     

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